• Electrical Technology

    Along with construction electrician courses, you’ll study hydraulics and pneumatics, industrial motor maintenance, advanced programmable logic controllers, advanced electronics, reading schematics, and the installation of hydraulic/pneumatic systems, PLCs and industrial AC/DC drives.



 

Electrical Technology

M State's Electrical Technology programs train students for entry-level careers in the electrical industry, providing hands-on coursework and background in electrical theory. Placement rates in both programs are high, with graduates much in demand throughout the region.

An advisory board comprised of local and regional industry members reviews our curriculum, ensuring that students learn the skills needed by employers.

Electrical Technology-Electrician diploma track
74 credits, Moorhead and Wadena campuses

This diploma program is designed to prepare students to build, install maintain and repair the electrical systems that provide heat, light and power to residential, commercial and industrial structures. Coursework includes both theory and hands-on application in the classroom, in labs and at job sites.

The program includes instruction in the maintenance of electrical equipment, wiring methods, blueprint reading, material selection, programmable controllers and the National Electric Code.

Electrical Technology-Industrial Electrician diploma track
74 credits, Wadena campus

Students in this track earn 2,000 hours toward their Minnesota Class A Journeyman status through their coursework. Along with construction electrician courses, you'll study hydraulics and pneumatics, industrial motor maintenance, advanced programmable logic controllers, advanced electronics, reading schematics, and the installation of hydraulic/pneumatic systems, PLCs and industrial AC/DC drives.

Two-Year Occupational Grant Pilot Program

Two-year Occupational Grant Pilot Program imageThis program is eligible for the Minnesota Two-Year Occupational Grant Pilot Program. Participating students will have their tuition and fees paid after Federal Pell and Minnesota State grants have been applied to their accounts.

There is no separate application for this grant. Interested students apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or, for undocumented students, the Minnesota Dream Act Application. Funding is limited, so submit the FAFSA as early as possible since applicants will be ranked by their application date.

For more information on student eligibility, visit Learn More Pay Less, call 877.450.3322 or download the elgible program list.

 

Here’s what you’ll learn

  • Electrical industry safety practices and procedures
  • National Electrical Code
  • Calculation of electrical quantities
  • Professionalism and related soft skills

 

Why M State

  • Exceptional educational value
  • Hands-on instruction
  • Small class sizes with personalized instruction
  • Strong industry support
  • Job site visits provide opportunities for real-world education
  • Strong regional demand for Electrical Technology graduates
 

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Degrees Offered Click on a degree below to view details

Electrical Technology - Electrician Diploma
Locations: Moorhead, Wadena

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Meet the faculty

Keith Haataja
Electrical Technology Instructor
Wadena
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Russ Haltli
Electrical Technology Instructor
Moorhead
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Alan Hughes
Electrical Technology Instructor
Moorhead
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Gerald Imdieke
Electrical Technology Instructor
Wadena
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Mark Johnson
Electrical Technology Instructor
Moorhead
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Pat Lee
Electrical Technology Instructor
Wadena
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Rob Zachariason
Electrical Technology Instructor
Moorhead
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Apply now using our online application.

 

Construction Electricity

 

Required Electrical Technology courses/Industrial Electrician track

  • Electrical Safety
  • Introduction to Electric Circuit Theory
  • Introduction to National Electrical Code
  • Electrical Circuit Theory
  • Electric Motors and Generators
  • National Electrical Code
  • Conduit/Tool Applications
  • Introduction to Electrical Materials
  • Introduction to Electrical Blueprint Reading
  • Electrical Blueprints
  • Heating/Cooling Controls
  • Introduction to Commercial Wiring
  • Introduction to Motor Control Applications
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Electronic Motor Control
  • Commercial Wiring
  • Industrial Wiring
  • Motor Control Application
  • Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Transformers
  • Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics
  • Industrial Motor Maintenance
  • Advanced Electronics
 

Learn more

· Visit minnesota.edu/programs

· Call 877.450.3322

Last modified: April 5th, 2016 at 09:45am